Archive: ufc news

Jun 28, 2012 12:38 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Gary Owens talks Cung Le | UFC News

If you don’t know who Gary Owens is – you should. He has been a driving force behind some of the most recognizable names in MMA. He trains the military, professional sports teams, and MMA athletes on a regular basis. One of the most notable athletes under his care is middleweight standout Cung Le. Le...

Jun 28, 2012 11:11 am

VIDEO | UFC 148: It's Personal | UFC NEWS

Anderson Silva has fired back with his own trash talk and with less than two weeks left before the fight, this rivalry has reached an all time high. Watch the rematch between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen, Live on Pay-Per-View and www.UFC.tv on Saturday, July 7th at 10/7pm ET/PT. Read More: UFC (News), MMA (News),...

Jun 28, 2012 10:53 am

Free Fight Video | Anderson Silva vs. Dan Henderson | UFC NEWS

At UFC 82, Anderson Silva and PRIDE middleweight champion Dan Henderson met in a title unification bout. Anderson secured the victory with a rear naked choke in the secon round. Anderson Silva will have to defend his title again on July 7th as he faces Chael Sonnen in the ultimate rematch at UFC 148 Read...

Jun 28, 2012 10:49 am

Tito Ortiz To Be Inducted Into The UFC Hall Of Fame On July 7 | UFC NEWS

he Ultimate Fighting Championship organization has confirmed that Tito Ortiz – the longest-reigning light heavyweight champion of all time and one of the biggest personalities in the sport of mixed martial arts – will be the ninth individual to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. Ortiz will be officially inducted at midday on...


Jun 28, 2012 10:45 am

VIDEO | Alistair Overeem: "I'm A Clean Fighter" | UFC NEWS

UFC heavyweight stand-out Alistair Overeem finally breaks his silence on his failed drug test exclusively on UFC Tonight. Overeem explains why it has taken so long for him to respond to the steroid use allegations, as well as how his date with the athletic commission went. What’s next for “The Reem”? Read More: UFC (News),...

Jun 27, 2012 1:03 pm

Roop Out, Pineda In To Face Carvalho | MMA NEWS

Another injury, another changed fight. George Roop will no longer be taking on Antonio Carvalho at UFC 149. Roop has suffered an injury during training and Daniel Pineda will now fight Cravalho at the UFC’s return to Canada. UFC officials announced on Tuesday that the fight has been changed and the new fight will still...

Jun 27, 2012 12:19 pm

UFC Officials Drop Penner Vs. DeBlass From UFC on Fuel TV 4 | MMA NEWS

Nick Penner and Tom DeBlass were scheduled to clash at UFC on Fuel TV but the bout has been scrapped according to UFC officials. The injury plague has hit again and takes another good fight away from fight fans. Nick Penner was forced to withdraw from the fight due to the injury, so instead of...

Jun 27, 2012 9:56 am

Jon “Bones” Jones nominated for Best Fighter ESPY | UFC NEWS

UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones has been nominated for a 2012 ESPY Award in the category of Best Fighter. Other nominees in this category are UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva, WBC Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., and current WBA and WBC Middleweight champion Andre Ward. Mayweather won the Best Fighter award in 2007,...

Jun 27, 2012 6:41 am

Wanderlei Silva: Holding On To His Pride

A few months ago, before Vitor Belfort withdrew from his UFC 147 bout with Wanderlei Silva, BJPENN.com ran a story about why Wanderlei Silva shouldn't be considered an underdog for that fight. As the author of that article, I stand before the MMA community humbled. Not only did Belfort withdraw, but he was replaced by...

Jun 27, 2012 3:41 am

Quick Twitt | Joe Rogan Awarded BJJ Black Belt | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC commentator Joe Rogan has been awarded his 10th Planet Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt by Eddie Bravo. The news comes directly from Eddie Bravo’s Twitter account. Joe Rogan also tweeted the following messages from his account @JoeRogan “Thank you all for the kind words re: the black belt. It’s a real honor,...

Jun 27, 2012 2:01 am

Alistair Overeem Breaks His Silence | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister  Alistair Overeem in an interview with "UFC Tonight"  Overeem firstly talks about how he felt when he initially tested positive. "When I had the positive test result, I didn't know why that was and I didn't want to talk about something that I didn't know about," said Overeem, who was speaking via...

Jun 26, 2012 9:45 pm

VADA Sponsors BJ Penn – BJ Invites Rory | UFC News

VADA (Voluntary Anti-Doping Association) an independent organization founded to offer and promote effective anti-doping programs in boxing and mixed martial arts, contacted BJ Penn directly 2 weeks ago and requested the former UFC champion to be the first UFC fighter to go through the voluntary participation. Dear Mr. Penn, The Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) selectively...

Jun 26, 2012 9:26 pm

Etim Out Of UFC on Fox 4 | MMA NEWS

The never ending injury bug strikes another UFC card, this time forcing Terry Etim to the sidelines. The UFC on Fox 4 fighter was recently forced out of his August 4th fight with Joe Lauzon. The injury was confirmed on Tuesday night’s edition of UFC Tonight on Fuel TV. Etim was set to face Lauzon...

Jun 26, 2012 4:01 pm

Though Retired, Fedor Not Ruling Out Return Against Lesnar | MMA NEWS

By Jose Garcia After retiring last week from MMA and all competition sports, Fedor Emelianenko, made his first official statement since the news of his retirement. After dominating Pedro Rizzo in 84 seconds, the once king of the heavyweight division decided it was time to hang up the gloves. When the news reached the internet...

Jun 26, 2012 3:54 pm

Rousey vs. Kaufmann Made Official For Aug., Tickets On Sale This Week | MMA NEWS

The Strikeforce women’s bantamweight title bout between champion Ronda Rousey (5-0-0) and no. 1 contender Sarah Kaufman (15-1-0) is officially set to take place August 18th, at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. This is the first title defense for newly crowned champ, and infamous arm-breaker, Ronda Rousey. While the former champ,...

Jun 26, 2012 3:36 pm

Jacare vs Brunson Expected For August Strikeforce Event | MMA NEWS

By JOSE GARCIA A middleweight tilt featuring Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Derek Brunson is slated to go down on Strikeforce’s August main fight card. A source close to the situation has confirmed the rumored fight. Souza (15-3) is a former Strikeforce Champion and is looking to gain some ground in the middleweight division and earn...

Jun 26, 2012 3:08 pm

Tito Ortiz Ready For His Last 15 Minutes Against Forrest Griffin | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner After a fifteen year career, Tito Ortiz is ready to hang up his gloves and call it a day. The former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion will be walking into the octagon for the last time against Forrest Griffin at UFC 148 on July 7, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM...

Jun 26, 2012 12:59 pm

Exclusive Johny Hendricks, "Kampmann's not the number one contender" | UFC NEWS

Johny Hendricks is one of the nicest guys in the UFC. He never shrugs off a fan or turns down an interview just because he doesn’t feel like it. He’s also a guy who performs at the highest levels in the Octagon and would literally fight anyone. He has solid wrestling and very good striking,...

Jun 26, 2012 12:57 pm

THE SPIDER FINALLY SNAPS! DANA WHITE REACTS| UFC NEWS

Reigning UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is usually one of the most respectful and sportsmanlike mixed martial artists on the Ultimate Fighting Championship® roster. However, on today’s media conference call to promote what UFC President Dana White said is one of the biggest sporting events of the year – the July 7 UFC 148 main...

Jun 26, 2012 12:54 pm

UFC 148 RIVALS SILVA AND SONNEN TRANSFORMED INTO COMIC BOOK CHARACTERS | UFC NEWS

Reigning UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and bitter rival and No1 contender Chael Sonnen have long been known as two of the most colorful characters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization. But that has been taken to a whole new level in a special comic strip which will countdown to the UFC 148 main event...